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Relating to or expressing acclamation.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Leigh (1603–1671), writer. From post-classical Latin acclamatorius relating to or expressing acclamation from classical Latin acclāmāt-, past participial stem of acclāmāre + -ōrius.
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